Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

American writer

Lived from: 1899-1961

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Ernest Hemingway

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    All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
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    A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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    A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
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    A serious writer is not to be confused with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 16
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    After you finish a book, you know, you're dead.
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    All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
    Source: Papa Hemingway (1966) Pt. 2, Ch. 7
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    All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since.
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    All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
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    All stories, if continued far enough, end in death.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 11
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    All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
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    All thinking men are atheists.
    Source: A Farewell to Arms (1929)
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    All you can be sure about in a political-minded writer is that if his work should last you will have to skip the politics when you read it. Many of the so-called politically enlisted writers change their politics frequently . Perhaps it can be respected as a form of the pursuit of happiness.
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    Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
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    As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
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